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Joseph R. DeLuca

July 4, 1933 ~ November 20, 2021 (age 88)

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JOSEPH R. DeLUCA, age 88. Beloved husband of 66 years to the late Rosemarie (nee Lombardo). Loving and devoted father of 8; Josephine (Rod Gombert) (both deceased), Peter (deceased), Maria McKee (Don), Joe (Diane O’Brien), Rosemarie Trunkett (Sylvie), James (Elsa), Frances Morino (Matthew) and Annamarie DeLuca (Rich Bianchi). Cherished grandfather of 19; Anthony Warmuth (Rick McIntosh), Gena Mullins (David), Frances Warmuth-Hovance (Michael), Donald McKee (Abbie), Vincent McKee (Emily), David DeLuca (Kassandra Bush), Mathew DeLuca (Stephanie), Rosemarie Dutra (Kevin), Alezendria Tipple (Joe), Annamarie Morino (Aaron Benjamin), Nichole Bella (Tony), Emily Gallucci (Tommy), Anthony Morino, Joseph DeLuca (Breanna), Connie Morino, Emerson (Hannah Dunlap), Christopher, Joseph and Gabriel Lake; Special great grandfather of 9; Monterra and Ronell Warmuth, Giana, and Arabella Mullins, Matthew, Maggie and Madelyn McKee, Lincoln, Lucy DeLuca and Jace Bush. Dear brother of Marie Sandru (Charles, deceased); brother in law of Angie and John Mancisio (both deceased), Nate and Sarah Lombardo (both deceased) and Frances and the late Jack Turle. Also survived by nieces, nephews and many dear friends. Postal union member for 60 years with Branch 40. U.S. Army Veteran. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday November 27, 2021 St. Patrick Church, 4427 Rocky River Drive at 11:00AM. (EVERYONE MEET AT CHURCH). Interment Holy Cross Cemetery. The family will receive friends (while practicing social distancing and the use of masks) FRIDAY 3 – 8 PM at the A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME, 18149 BAGLEY ROAD, MIDDLEBURG HEIGHTS (WEST OF I-71).

CROSSS NOTICE: LOMBARDO see DeLUCA NOTICE

                                 McKEE see DeLUCA NOTICE

                                 TRUNKETT see DeLUCA NOTICE

                                 MORINO see DeLUCA NOTICE

         

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 26, 2021

3:00 PM to 8:00 PM
A. RIPEPI & SONS FUNERAL HOME
18149 Bagley Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130

Mass of Christian Burial
Saturday
November 27, 2021

11:00 AM
ST. PATRICK CHURCH (WEST PARK)
4427 Rocky River Drive
Cleveland, OH 44135

Interment

Holy Cross Cemetery
14609 Brookpark Road
Brook Park, OH 44142

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